RESEARCH ENGINEER I

Location
Athens
Posted
Aug 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary We are seeking a Biosystems Engineer to join the Polymer and Coatings Research and Production team within the UGA New Materials Institute. The selected candidate will be a creative and self-starting engineer and will collaborate with other members of the team to develop and implement commercial biomaterial and bioprocessing applications. The candidate is expected to possess a solid understanding of basic engineering principles and detailed comprehension of Biosystems Engineering techniques and concepts. We are seeking a candidate with a working knowledge of bioprocessing and fermentation techniques as well as practical bioprocessing experience. This position will involve significant hands-on laboratory and pilot scale work including physical labor associated with maintenance of large-scale processing equipment. Minimum Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering or an equivalent combination of training and experience.